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President Obama, speaking from Louisiana today, criticized BP for spending big money on television advertising and shareholder dividends, suggesting the company was prioritizing its own interests over those of Gulf residents.
Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon, the presumptive Republican candidate for Senate in Connecticut, once ran a business that was plagued by steroid scandals. But she tellsBusiness Week that she's doesn't believe the drugs are necessarily bad.
Jenny Sanford, who knows a thing or two about South Carolina sex scandals, has come out in support of South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley, who's been fighting off claims of affairs by two GOP operatives.
RNC spokesman Doug Heye responded to the arrest of former Floirda GOP Chairman Jim Greer, saying in a statement to CNN that donors "have a right to know that that their hard earned money is being used, as they expect, to elect candidates who stand for their principles."
Starting today, South Carolina voters will be getting calls from Sarah Palin. Palin recorded a robocall in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley, the frontrunner in the upcoming primary who is now dealing with a second affair allegation in as many weeks.
Former Rep. Tom Campbell has gone back on the air in California, with an ad trumpeting a recent poll that shows him beating Sen. Barbara Boxes (D-CA) in a head-to-head general election match-up. As the June 8 Republican Senate primary approaches, Campbell has struggled with his limited financial resources, but his latest ad asks voters to look past frontrunner Carly Fiorina's deep pockets.